[PATCH v3 00/32] memcg-aware slab shrinking with lasers and numbers

Glauber Costa glommer at parallels.com
Tue Apr 9 07:25:09 UTC 2013

On 04/09/2013 12:51 AM, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Mon,  8 Apr 2013 18:00:27 +0400 Glauber Costa <glommer at parallels.com> wrote:
>> Cc: Dave Shrinnker <david at fromorbit.com>
> I keep on receiving emails from people who claim they can fix this.


>> This patchset implements targeted shrinking for memcg when kmem limits are
>> present. So far, we've been accounting kernel objects but failing allocations
>> when short of memory. This is because our only option would be to call the
>> global shrinker, depleting objects from all caches and breaking isolation.
> This is a fine-looking patchset and it even has some acks and reviews. 
> But it's huuuuge and we're at -rc6 and I've been offline for a week and
> have 975 emails in my to-apply folder.
> So, err, I think I'll bestow upon everyone some additional time to
> review the code ;)  Please resend for -rc1?
Sure. This was still a mostly asynchronous submission. I also believe I
would have to rebase on top of Li Zefan's patchset that made some very
important refcount cleanups in memcg.

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